Marker Stain on Nylon Jacket?
To remove Marker Ink. You will need: Nail Polish Remover Cotton Balls Dishwasher Detergent Soak a cotton ball with the remover. Gently press it on the affected area, turning the ball & pressing it until the cotton ball is somewhat saturated with the marker...
Yellow Stains on White Clothing?
A better product by the same manufacturer, Yellow Out. It will remove any yellow based stain. Follow the instructions. It does an amazing job.
My Frugal Holiday: Thrifty And Green Christmas
What a wonderful article. I think that You put the true spirit of Family @ Christmas together in one lovely package for your Family members. How very Blessed Your Family is to have such a caring & thoughtful member as yourself. I loved this whole concept.
Problems Sealing Painted Counter Tops?
Ok. Are you using a paint brush or mini foam sponge roller? Sand your surface with the finest of sand paper. Use a tack cloth to clean the surface after sanding. Using only a mini foam sponge roller, apply your polyacrylic. Roll applying pressure evenly, & making...
Furniture Dents in Carpet?
The ice cube trick works fantastically.
Craft: Matchstick Creations
Fabulous. Matchstick creations are a dying art, you have a fine collection, and obviously enjoy your work. Thank you for sharing. I remember as a small child a neighbor of ours made many things out of matchsticks, including a wonderful tall ship. Have a Great...
Cleaning Porcelain Dolls?
I believe you can use white bread, like an eraser. You tear the bread (not the crust) and squish it into a ball, then rub the surface of the dolls face. It will pick up any dust dirt/grime without any damage to the porcelain. It is an old fashioned tip, but...
Small Brown Bugs With a White Hair on Front and Back?
I think you may have weevils, which are attracted to food.
Bleach Stained Granite Composite Sink?
I have used Magic Eraser on many difficult stains. In Canada they are made by Mr. Clean, but I have had equal success with the ones from the Dollar Store. You might try one of your Pound Shops for them. Good Luck
Removing Tape from PVC Windows?
I believe any oil soap will do the job, or WD 40 > which is a spray multi purpose lubricant. Spray the area with the lubricant, leave to soak in for 30 minutes. Using a plastic spatula/scraper, remove the tape. When all the tape is removed, wash the area with...
Removing Adhesive Residue from Transdermal Patch?
Peanut butter and any vegetable oil should both work.
Plastic Turned Yellow by Nicotine?
Yep it can, does, and there is no cure for removing the yellow from plastic.
Starting an Interior Design Business?
Are you talking about opening a small manufacturing shop? or are you planning to open a business that offers workshops in interior design? Just curious....:0)
Identifying Asbestos Insulation?
A reliable and well recommended building contractor would be able to identify asbestos insulation. It would cost you nothing for them to come to give you an estimate on your renovation to complete it. Take no chances. Until you can positively say it isnt asbestos...
I think she is lovely. Some of my fondest childhood memories are from when I worked for the farmer next door to us, in his pig barn. I helped clean out the pens, aided with the pig runts, fed & watered them. All that for free horse riding lessons; well worth...
Dry Cracked Bleeding
This is an old remedy from when I was a shampoo girl at a hairdressing salon. Disposable Cotton gloves Vaseline Honey At bed time: Wash your hands, rinse and pat to almost dry Mix a teaspoon of honey with 2 teaspoons of Vaseline. Apply liberally to your hands...
Wedding Cupcake Tree
Simply lovely, a super idea and ditto. Thanks for sharing
Bleach Left Yellow Stains on T-shirts?
Yellow Out is amazing product. Available in the USA and Canada. Check online where you can buy it. I believe Walmart, Ace Hardware carry it in Texas. What you have is Bleach Burn. As Linda says you probably used too much bleach. Yellow Out will do the trick...
Cleaning Sticky Residue on Laminate Flooring?
The product I use is Goo Gone. It is available in Canada, I live in Ontario. I have yet to come across a sticky problem it cannot get rid of. Also, the bottle I bought over 5 years ago is still in use, a little goes a long way, and it works every time.
Covering Windows With Plastic to Reduce Heating Bills?
Anything that keeps the drafts out will be keep money in your pocket. For years before we replaced our old windows, we installed the window kits every fall. Almost the instant we finished the window kit installation, the house was not only warmer, but maintained...
Amelia (Domestic Longhair)
Congratulations! Amelia is a beauty, and at last has found a home she deserves. I was at the Upper Grand Humane Society on Monday, looking to see if they had a small dog for a friend of mine who has recently lost her companion of 10 years. I was saddened by...
Removing Vinyl Tiles?
If it is a smaller area I would suggest the following: First warm the tile with either a hair dryer or a heat gun. Secondly, using a broad bladed spackle knife pry up the tile. It works on any surface that vinyl tile is stuck to. Also it greatly reduces the...
Reusing Milk Sleeves
As a fellow Ontarian, Milk in bags is commonplace. I wash mine out and reuse them as freezer bags. They are super thick, and seem to prevent freezer burn. Just so the rest of the world knows, We Canadians get bags of milk - 3 smaller bags in a 4 litre bag of...
Float Ideas for a Mom's Group?
Twas The Night Before Christmas...... All the Children in their PJs & house coats One Child as the mouse One Mom as the Dad A decorated Tree A fireplace made of cardboard Get a copy of the book from the Library, the illustrations should provide you with decorating...
Quartz Vs. Granite Countertops?
Quartz, I believe is soft mineral rock, and would marr much easier than granite. Also, I would suggest that you find out how to clean the quartz as it may be very much effected by chemicals. Good Luck, Hedera
Diet Ideas for Someone Who is Hypoglycemic With High Blood Pressure?
Ask your Pharmacist. They are a wealth of knowledge and free for the asking. Check the salt content on all food products. Purchase the product NoSalt as a substitute.
What Are These Bugs?
They are June Bugs/May Beetles. They start off as grubs in the ground. The grubs can ruin your lawn.
Countertop Color for Bathroom with Yellow Fixtures?
Stark White...avoid any designed counter tops. Keep it plain. White is crisp, clean & will always look fresh with the yellow. It will always be in style. Off white will take on a more yellowish hue, where as the stark white (or white white) will contrast the...
Removing Rust from Vintage White Jacket?
Yellow Out. Excellent product for rust, bleach burns, any yellow stain....works like a charm. Can be purchased at Walmart, Lowes, Ace.
Removing Hair Dye from Countertop?
I think you might have sucess with Mr Clean Eraser they are magic, and I have removed hair dye from the white painted shelf in my bathroom with one.
What Breed is My Dog?
I think hes a Lovely. I would say some pitbull, and some lab. Enjoy him, hes a blessed little fellow to have found a good home.
Thinning Paint to Sponge Cabinets?
Yes, you can thin your paint for sponging techniques. It is best to have a thicker consistency when sponging rather than a watery one. When you say whitewash, is that more of an overall finish, like pickled pine or oak? If that is the finish you want, then...
What is This Tool?
LOL. I thought it looked like a shoe stretcher for ladies shoes with pointy toes!
Bone Loss in Lower Jaw?
Bone Grafting is the only way to restore bone loss in the jaw. Bone loss occurs due to many things> poor dentition, many extractions, genetics, and most commonly gum disease. If you consider bone grafting, seek a reputable oral surgeon or periodontist. It is...
Ideas for a Law Enforcement Themed Birthday Party?
My sisters birthday last year was themed Las Vegas. Five of us went as the CSI Forensic team. The most costly items were the Black T shirts (3 for $10 @ Walmart) other than that we got everything else from the local $ store. Iron on letters for the T shirts...
Cleaning Dry Erase Boards?
I use a damp cloth with a little spray (on the cloth) of Scrubbin Bubbles with bleach. It works like a charm. The board comes clean as a whistle. I would think that any cleaner with bleach would work. It certainly hasnt hurt my white board, and it comes up...
Using "Pour On" Epoxy on Painted Countertop?
I was going to say the same thing. Minimum 48 hrs to allow the paint to cure. Also, you could contact the manufacturer and see what they suggest. Good Luck
Repurposing an Old Basketball Goal Post With No Backboard?
Find a container suitable for planting annuals in, that fits the basketball hoop. Plant the sides of the container it with annuals that will drape and trail over the sides (Wave Petunias, ivy, trailing lobelia, alysum). Once potted, place the container into...
Is This a Toad?
Frogs lay eggs in ponds. When they hatch they are tadpoles, then they turn into pollywogs, then they change into frogs. Toads, which your little guy is, dont do the tadpole-pollywog thing, and their offspring look like the little fellow in your hand. Let him...
Painting an Avonite Countertop?
Yes you can. You must follow the preparation steps exactly and an adherent primer/paint is essential. Good Luck, Hedera
Anniversary Invitation Wording?
You are cordially invited to Celebrate 40th Wedding Anniversary of _______&_______ Black Tie and Formal Dress/Attire RSVP Hope this helps. It is pretty basic, right to the point, and completely non-offensive. If anyone does find it offensive, they probably...
Cooking Beef Liver?
I have to agree with Miss Angel. My Grandmother used to cook liver in the same way. My favorite liver is lambs liver, which is even more tender than calves liver. Enjoy the above recipe, I know I am going to give it a try with the stewed apples.
Use Pewter to Defrost Meats
Thanks for this excellent tip. I have seen those defrosting platters on the infomercials. They cost a fortune, this one wont. I have a pewter platter in my cupboard...woo hoo! Thanks again and Good Luck
Detergent Too Sudsy?
Add a 1/2 cup of white vinegar to the rinse cycle water. This should do the trick. I also read (cant remember what magazine) that you can double your liquid detergents usage by only using 1/2 the recommended amount per load. Apparently you get just as clean...
Cleaning a Porcelain Baking Pan?
Elbow grease. Seriously, soak over night in the sink filled hot,hot water, and a dishwasher tab (Electrosol, Cascade). If you dont use a dishwasher tab product, then add 1 cup baking soda and a few squirts of dish detergent. In the morning, take a non-abrasive...
Out of This World Cake
Same question. Would like to do this for a Family Party next Saturday. What do you do with the coconut and whipped cream? Thanks, the cake sounds out of this world!
Removing Musty Odor from a Photo Album?
Liberaly sprinkle baby powder between each page. Place a dryer sheet in a brown paper bag Place the album/book inside the bag, close the bag and tape it shut. And store for 1 week in a dry place like on top of the fridge. After a week, remove the album, using...
Using Swimming Pool Water To Water Plants?
Yes, chlorine will kill them dead. Chlorine is bleach. I suggest you get new plants, and test the soil for any chlorine residue. I would also suggest that you talk to your neighbour about emptying his pool so that it doesnt ruin your garden next year.
Kitten Isn't Meowing?
It is normal. Kittens have a squeak, which in time turns into a meow. Also, theyre a bit like babies, they will cry when they need something. Good Luck
Handbag Cake Recipe in Just 1-2-3!
This is one of the most inventive cakes I have seen in a long time. It would suit anyone from kids to grown women. For birthdays or showers, the instructions are uncomplicated, and I cant wait to try it for a bridal shower I am having in August. Thanks for...
How Much Fat is in a Pork Loin?
According to the Canadian Pork Producers Council Pork Loin contains a total of 5.17grams of fat in a 3 ounce serving. Of that 1.77grams are saturated fats. Just for the record chicken thigh (skinless) is 9.25 grams of fat in total Of that 2.58 grams are saturated...
Gracie (Domestic Shorthair)
Shes a beauty. Could be the sister of my furry Grandson, Speedle. May Gracie bring you years of companionship and memories. Hedera
What Breed is My Dog?
Graciloo, another name for Angel. I hope your new addition brings you much joy. He is lovely and I am so glad he is in a good home now. The world is full of such horror for so many animals. God Bless You
Looking for a Recipe for Rock Candy?
You would need a candy thermometer. It will give you the exact boiling temp of the sugar water combo needed for the mixture to harden. There is a test you can do with water in a cup and you drop little drops of the mixture into it. Sorry I dont remember the...
Cleaning Laminate Countertops?
I had a friend who polished her counter top regularly with Turtle Wax. I think that any car wax/polish would do the same thing. Her counters were always shiny, streak free, and it gave several years of use to the counter, prior to her doing the big replacement...
Dusting Ceramic Flowers?
Karyns tip is excellent, and it works well. Baking soda can also be used. Good Luck :0)
Puppy is Very Cold?
I believe your puppy has hypothermia. He should have been taken to the vets asap. I sincerely hope that he is on the mend. It would be better to keep him caged indoors next time you are out for the day, with food and water, and a pee pad. Let us all know what...
Orange Juice Stains on Clothing?
The product for yellow stains, and it works like a charm. Yellow out. It will work. Check it out on Google for where you can purchase it in your area. :0) Hedera
Orange Juice Stains on Clothing?
The product for yellow stains, and it works like a charm. YELLOW OUT It will work. Check it out on Google for where you can purchase it in your area. :0) Hedera
Orange Juice Stains on Clothing?
I think IRON OUT is made by the same company as YELLOW OUT. TresL, thanks for the laundry tip I am going to try it!
Sugar is Too Moist?
These are all great tips.
Gardening With Children?
Easy to Grow Good to Use Herbs - just about any kind Miniature Ornamental Sunflowers Johnny Jump Ups ( mini viola) > lovely in pots Marigolds from seed Mint - many varieties & great in pots Ornamental Cabbage - grow well in pots, and look great through into...
Removing Poop Odor from Garden?
Remove all poop that is visible. Double dig your garden soil > this should refresh your soil completely, and hence removing the odor. Dust your entire soil area with Cayene pepper powder, then sprinkle with moth ball flakes Do not plant anything for 2 weeks...
Removing Poop Odor from Garden?
Im sorry, I did not read your posting very well. When I saw garden, I immediately thought > flower beds. Sorry. Salt will kill your grass. I have a friend that has a Poop Pit for her dogs. Its an old kiddie pool she filled with soil in the corner of her garden...
Ground Chicken Recipe?
This is a recipe that I made up myself, and it is a total hit with my Family. 1 lb ground chicken Penne pasta -10 cups cooked amount 1 can spiced tomatoes (chopped/diced) 19 oz can 1 can spagetti sauce 19 oz (any kind> herb & garlic is really good) 3/4 cup...
Is My Puppy Purebred?
She looks like some kind of pointer. Check out the build of German Pointers. She is very lovely I must say. Whatever she is love her well and enjoy her. Hedera
Theme Ideas for a Co-Ed Birthday Party?
Depending on how old you are; Taking a page out of Taylor Swifts Videos of late how about the Shakespeare themed party. Romeo & Juliet Night at The Grammys -music Stars -come as your favorite music star. To base your theme on a TV show, movie, event. It doesnt...
Color Suggestions for Ceramic Tile?
As the floor will be the largest surface area, its colour will dictate the tone of the kitchen. If you have no plans to sell your home in the next 5 years, I would suggest you purchase something you like very much, something where you can draw an accent colour...
Color Suggestions for Ceramic Tile?
Oh, just a tip; most flooring stores will loan you largish samples of their tiles/laminates/hardwood, so you can take them home and try them out. Good Luck
Curtain Rods That Swing Open and Closed?
Home Depot here in Canada sells them. Also Fabricland in Canada. You might also try locating a curtain rod manufacturer on the internet. You might be able to order online. Good Luck :0)
I have to say the window kits are marvelous. They work well, are inexpensive, and very easy to clean up when winters over. I also think that the Dap tip sounds really good also. Good Luck
Rosa The Dog
I had a Pom, she had the same face. I am going to say Rosa has Pom in her for sure. And beauty is in the eye of the Beholder. I think she is lovely. Enjoy her!
Decorate Holiday Cupcakes
Very cute idea.....I could see this used for a cup cake Wedding cake....it would be lovely with a wedding themed stick-on....great idea. Thanks for sharing :0)
Scented Christmas Gift Bags
The scented bags & paper have NEVER irritated anyone that has received a gift in them. I would never knowingly give a person sensitive to fragrances a scented gift. The world seems to be full of folk wanting ]to jump on the allergy bandwagon .....this was a...
What Breed is My Dog?
Looks like a bit of Irish Wolf Hound mixed with?
Crusty Bumps on Horse's Face?
This might seem a bit odd of a question. Does she take her feed from a plastic pail/tub? Our cat, Skip was prone to spots on his face, when I took him to the vet, she said not to feed him from plastic bowls, as a type of bacteria formed on the plastic that...
Cleaning a Borden's Milk Bottle?
Polident denture tablets for cleaning dentures is what an antique dealer I know uses to clean out old bottles. Put 2 tablets into the bottle, add water, leave overnight, empty and rinse. She swears by this cleaning method. Good Luck
"Dressing Up" Canned Cranberry Sauce?
I would suggest adding the following: Grate the zest of -1 lemon -1 orange -1 lime -Mint dried (2tsp) or fresh (4tsp) finely chopped (if you only have dried mint, soak in about 2 tablespoons of the juice of any of the zested fruit, for 30 min & follow the next...
Insulating Exterior House Foundation?
Good Morning Manitoba...... This is pioneer insulation. It works and it is inexpensive. Hay bales (rectangular ones). They have very good insulation value (straw bale houses are incredibly well insulated). Set the bales all around the foundation, butted up...
Removing Wood Glue on Tiles?
Vinyl tiles? Ceramic tiles? Ceramic tiles, try a hand steamer or a H2O mop. The steam should soften the wood glue to the wipe off stage. Vinyl tiles, I am not sure what you could do. Perhaps a hairdryer and a wooden spatula...heat the glue and try to scrape...
In Memory of Baby Ninja (Pug)
Sorry for your loss....may your heart heal over time, and be able to give another animal a good home. Take Care
Preventing Frequent Dust Build-Up?
I have to agree with Deeli..... get your duct work professionaly cleaned. It makes a world of difference. And here is a great tip for after you have your ducts cleaned..... Cover all the heating vents and cold air intakes with 2 layers of tulle (the fabric...
Recommendations for New Cookware?
I purchased Betty Crocker cookware about 3 years ago. It was a super buy - less than $50 for the set of 4 cooking pots and a fry pan. They have been superior in quality and they are an exceptional weight of stainless steel. If you can find them, they are a...
Christmas Gifts That Fit in an Envelope?
Depending on how big the envelope is: Tee Shirt Bracelet/necklace/earrings Socks Scarf/gloves/mitts Bookmarks Good Luck
Halloween Window Slime Stains on Oak Table?
Mr. Cleans Eraser > GENTLY rub a small area of the stain with the dampened eraser. If it works, dry off the area, see if the results are ok and repeat. I had a permanent marker stain on the top of an ash wood dining table. The eraser worked perfectly, the only...
Keeping Yorkie's Hair Out of It's Face?
I would suggest you clip (very carefully) the mattes. Get her a Furminator comb. They are incredible, and a natural bristle brush. Also, see if there are any animal entangling products for after her bath, that might help keep her hair smooth and easier to groom...
Keeping Yorkie's Hair Out of It's Face?
Covered elastics can be used to make a bunch between her ears. Also, small hair clips/barrettes. Any $$ store carried a multitude of styles. Both will keep your dogs hair out of her eyes. Good Luck
Banana Chocolate Muffins
I just read all your recipes....talk about comfort food....I will be trying them all....thanks for sharing
Not Receiving a Magazine Subscription?
I wonder if you might be able to check with your local post office to see if they would put a hold on all magazines that come in for you, for say 6 weeks. If Country Woman does not appear, you will have proof positive that it is not making it to your post office...
H2O Mop is Leaking?
The H2O mop has a standard 1 year warranty. It has to be returned to the maker directly. The instructions for this are in the booklet that accompanied the mop. Go to their website, it too has return info on it. Good luck
Cabinet Color for Terra Cotta Tiled Floors?
Creamy white cabinets would work well. As for the counter top, it would depend on what kind you are getting > laminate , granite, > I would suggest a speckled design, incorporating the terra cotta, creamy white and black. I think it would look quite stunning...
Black Scuff Eraser
Super Idea.....cant wait to try it!!! Simply Brilliant!!
Wooden Cabinet Stained My Carpet?
You might try paint thinner/turpintine. Test a small area closest to the wall, perhaps. Wet a white/light coloured cleaning cloth with paint thinner. Gently press the wet cloth on the test spot of carpet. Do not rub , keep wetting and pressing until the stain...
Child Will Not Eat Hamburger Meat?
I would suggest it may be the texture of the hamburger meat that he does not like. I found that if I pureed the meat in a food processor, the texture was far more palateable. I do this for meatloaf, burgers, meatballs, and spagetti /pasta sauce dishes. It may...
What Is Catalina Dressing?
The website with the clone recipe for Catalina Dressing is: www.recipezaar.com Just type in Catalina Dressing at the search site, and you will be able to make your own down under. All ingredients are simple and you probably have them in stock already. Good...
Weddings Are Too Expensive for Just One Day
Your rings are real. As far as I would be concerned, they are real, real cubic zirconia. So enjoy your life together, dont sweat the small stuff, remember the important stuff, and be kind to each other.